Tomo Fujita Guitar Wisdom

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Tomo Fujita is a professional musician and a guitar professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been teaching at Berklee for twenty-seven years. In this series, he shares many of the lessons he has developed for his Berklee students, together with demos that you will not find anywhere else, and rhythm tracks that will accompany your creation of new licks and melodies. Visit Tomo's USA website at https://tomojustfunky.com/ for more information.

  • Welcome to Guitar Wisdom

    5 videos

    Introduction to Guitar Wisdom and this Site

  • Foundation & Technique I

    11 videos

    IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STUDY THIS SECTION IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE "THEORY I" SECTION, MOVING BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THE TWO SECTIONS AS NEEDED.

    01. Introduction to this Subscription Site
    02. Using a Notebook
    03. Grip, Strap, Holding the Guitar
    03-1 Theory 01 C Major Scale
    04. Learning the N...

  • Music Theory I
    25 videos

    Music Theory I

    25 videos

    01. C Major Scale
    02. G Major & F Major
    03. Roman Numerals
    04. D Major & D Dorian
    05. G Mixolydian & C Mixolydian
    06. A Aeolian
    07. Lydian
    08. Phrygian
    09. C Major Pentatonic
    10. Minor Pentatonic
    11. Minor Triads
    12. Diatonic Triads
    13. Diatonic 7th Chords
    14. Locrian Mode
    15. Harmoni...

  • Foundation & Technique II

    12 videos

    IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STUDY THE LESSONS IN THIS SECTION IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE "THEORY I" SECTION ABOVE, ALTERNATING BETWEEN THESE TWO SECTIONS AS NEEDED.

    07. Applying Triads. G Major. How to Practice.
    08. How to Change Strings.
    09. Triads and Playing Bb Blues.
    10. Triads and Melody: Twin...

  • Blues Lessons
    15 videos

    Blues Lessons

    15 videos

    Blues Lessons
    11. R 3 7 Chords. Muting Technique. A Blues. Bb Blues.
    13. Slow Blues in D. R 3 b7 R Chords: Strings 5 4 3 2.
    14. Four-note Chord Voicings. Key of F. A Blues.
    15. D Blues Bending Exercise.
    16. A Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    18. Bb Blues Soloing. Blues Solo Challenge.
    19. A Blu...

  • Jazz/Blues Lessons

    9 videos

    Jazz/Blues Lessons
    17. F Jazz Blues to Parker Blues in F.
    20. Parker Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes.
    26. Bb Jazz Blues. Finger Picking.
    29. Bb Jazz Blues Soloing: Simple Phrasing.
    30. R 3 7 Swing Groove. Left-Hand Muting.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova.
    42. B minor Blues ("Thrill") Chord Changes.
    43. B ...

  • Funk/Jazz Lessons

    5 videos

    Funk/Jazz Lessons
    21. Funky Groove in A minor (Sunny Chord Changes)
    22. Useful Soloing Approach: Funky Jazz in A minor
    23. E7 Funk Chords: All You Need!
    24. Fast-Triplet Funky Groove.
    25. Slap Guitar in 4 Steps.

  • Neo Soul/R&B/Jazz Lessons

    10 videos

    33. Tom Misch Chord Changes: Crazy Dream
    34. Tom Misch Chord Changes: Soloing Ideas
    35. Neo Soul/R&B Rhythm Playing (WGO Chords)
    36. Neo Soul/ Improvising Over R&B Chord Changes
    37. Neo Soul/R&B Double Stop Fills (David T. Walker)
    44. Neo Soul/R&B Benson Groove Chord Changes
    45. N...

  • Soloing/Improvisation Lessons

    14 videos

    16. A Blues Soloing Over Chord Changes
    20. Parker Blues: Soloing Over Chord Changes
    22. Useful Soloing Approach: Funky Jazz in A- (Sunny)
    27. B Dorian Soloing
    28. Shaping B Dorian Solos with Diatonic Triads
    29. Bb Jazz Blues Soloing with Simple Phrasing
    34. Tom Misch Chords (Crazy Dream): Soloing...

  • Tomo Fujita Original Music: Lessons/Demos

    11 videos

    L41. "Kyoto" Part 1: Chord Changes, Triads Etude.
    D41. "Kyoto" Soloing Demo.
    L52. "Kyoto" Part 2 - Melody.
    B03. "Kyoto" Backing Track.
    L47. "Confidence Cat" Intro and B Section.
    D47. "Confidence Cat" Soloing Demo.
    B13. "Confidence Cat" Backing Track.
    L48. "Just Funky" Intro and Simple Groove.
    D48...

  • Blues and Jazz/Blues Demos

    19 videos

    09. Fender 1956 Musicmaster. Bb Blues/Swing Groove.
    10. Fender 1956 Musicmaster. Bb Jazz Blues.
    15. Fender Japan Telecaster, Jazz/Blues Walking Bass.
    16. John Page Classic AJ, A Blues Soloing.
    17. John Page Classic AJ. Jazz/Blues Rhythm Playing.
    19. 1965 Stratocaster. Blues including Lightnin' Ho...

  • Funk/Jazz Demos

    9 videos

    01. Kanji TF Signature. Funky Rhythm.
    02. Fender 1965 Stratocaster. Funky Rhythm.
    11. Ibanez AZ Prestige. Funky E Blues.
    13. Ibanez AZ Prestige. Funky Groove (Sunny).
    22. Fender Japan Telecaster. Solo Over Funky Groove.
    23. Kanji Hard Tail/PRS (Japan). Funky Rhythm in E.
    27. PRS (Japan), Fu...

  • Neo Soul/R&B/Jazz Demos

    7 videos

    12. Ibanez AZ Prestige. R&B (WGO) Chord Changes.
    17. John Page Classic AJ. Jazz Blues/R&B Rhythm.
    37. Gibson (1967) ES-335. Neo Soul/R&B (WGO) Solo.
    40. Fender JM Strat. Neo Soul (Tom Misch) Soloing.
    45. Gibson ES-335. Benson Groove (Affirmation) Solo.
    46. Fender SRV Strat. Soulful Ja...

  • Gear Exploration Demos

    15 videos

    Unless otherwise noted, Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb.
    03. Fender Japan, Inexpensive Guitar.
    04. 1967 Gibson ES-335. Blues, Jazz, Bending.
    05. 1967 Gibson ES-335. Blues Phrasing. Bending.
    06. Kanji Hard Tail. Swing Blues.
    07. Fender Squier STRAT, Inexpensive Guitar.
    08. Fender 1956 Duo-Sonic. ...

  • Lessons 1 - 12
    17 videos

    Lessons 1 - 12

    17 videos

    01. Introduction to this Subscription Site.
    02. Lecture on Using a Notebook.
    03. Grip, Strap, Holding the Guitar.
    03-1 Theory 01 C Major Scale.
    04. Learning the Notes on the Fretboard.
    04-1 Learning the Fretboard: 2020 Version.
    04-2 Ear Training, Part 1.
    04-3 Ear Training, Part 2.
    05. String Bend...

  • Lessons 13 - 24
    12 videos

    Lessons 13 - 24

    12 videos

    13. Slow Blues in D. R 3 b7 R Chords.
    14. Four-note Chord Voicings in F. A Blues.
    15. D Blues Bending Exercise.
    16. A Blues: Solo Over Chord Changes.
    17. F Jazz Blues to Parker Blues in F.
    18. Bb Blues Soloing. Blues Solo Challenge.
    19. A Blues Solo Phrasing. B.B. King Phrasing.
    20. Parke...

  • Lessons 25 - 36
    12 videos

    Lessons 25 - 36

    12 videos

    25. Slap Guitar in 4 Steps.
    26. Bb Jazz Blues. Finger-Picking.
    27. B Dorian Soloing.
    28. Shaping B Dorian Solos with Diatonic Triads.
    29. Melodic Phrasing for Bb Jazz Blues Soloing.
    30. R 3 7 Swing Groove with Left-Hand Muting.
    31. Tasteful Minor Pentatonic in C.
    32. Review (1) C & F Tria...

  • Lessons 37 - 48
    12 videos

    Lessons 37 - 48

    12 videos

    37. Neo Soul/R&B. Playing Double Stop Fills.
    38. Slow Blues in C with 9th Slides.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova.
    40. Focus on Rhythm.
    41. "Kyoto" by Tomo Fujita. Part 1.
    42. B- Blues ("Thrill") Chord Changes.
    43. B- Blues ("Thrill") Soloing.
    44. Benson Groove ("Affirmation") Chords.
    45. Benson Groove ...

  • Lessons 49 -
    10 videos

    Lessons 49 -

    10 videos

    49. Popular R&B Tune (Two of Us) Chord Changes
    50. Popular R&B Tune (Two of Us) Soloing Ideas
    51. John Mayer Style Solo Over Two-Chord Vamp
    52. TF Original Music: Kyoto Part 2 - Melody
    53. Bb Jazz Blues: Walking Bass Line
    54. TF Original Music: Just Funky Main Theme
    55. E Blues Shuffle. R...

  • Demos 1 - 12
    12 videos

    Demos 1 - 12

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    01. Kanji TF Signature. Funky Rhythm.
    02. Fender 1965 Stratocaster. Funky Fhythm.
    03. Fender Japan (Inexpensive Guitar).
    04...

  • Demos 13 - 24
    12 videos

    Demos 13 - 24

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    13. Ibanez AZ Prestige. "Sunny" Rhythm Playing.
    14. Exploring the D'Angelico Deluxe DC.
    15. Fender Japan Telecaster. Jazz/Bl...

  • Demos 25 - 36
    12 videos

    Demos 25 - 36

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    25. Fender Japan Stratocaster. Three Overdrive Pedals.
    26. Fender Japan Stratocaster. Three Clean-tone Pedals.
    27. PRS Japan...

  • Demos 37 - 48
    12 videos

    Demos 37 - 48

    12 videos

    Various playing techniques, musical styles, instruments, amplifiers and effects. Unless otherwise noted, the Amp is a Fender Pro Reverb. Click "show more" to see list.

    37. Neo Soul/R&B Soloing (WGO). Gibson ES-335.
    38. Slow Blues in C: Soloing. Gibson ES-335.
    39. Blues Bossa Nova Soloing. Fe...

  • Demos 49 -
    5 videos

    Demos 49 -

    5 videos

    49. F Jazz Blues Solo. Gibson Les Paul R9.
    50. R&B Tune (Two of Us) Soloing. PRS.
    51. John Mayer Style Solo Over 2-Chord Vamp.
    52. Eb Blues (Bessie's Blues). Kanji TF Signature.
    53. Bb Jazz Blues Soloing. Fender Musicmaster.

  • TF Backing Tracks

    19 videos

    Play along with these Backing Tracks, many of which include soloing demos. Click "show more" to see a list.

    01. B minor Blues
    02. Blues Bossa Nova
    03. "Kyoto" by Tomo Fujita
    04. Soulful Jazz (Lovely) Chord Changes
    05. "Crazy Dream" Chords
    06. Neo Soul/R&B Chord Changes
    07. Slow Blues in C
    ...

  • TF Gear Tours
    4 videos

    TF Gear Tours

    4 videos

    Tomo gives subscribers an insiders' look at his various guitars, amplifiers, effects, speakers and more! Click "show more" to see list.

    01. Fender Pro Reverb. Two-Rock TF Signature. Two-Rock with String Driver Cabinet.
    02. Blues Cube Artist. Nolatone Club Master.
    03. Fender Princeton Rever...